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Managing ENT problems in primary care

Gurston Nyquist, MD, associate professor of otolaryngology and neurological surgery at Thomas Jefferson University in Philadelphia, said that symptoms of viral sinusitis can be relieved with a topical or systemic decongestant, ... symptoms, according to
November 2017

QD: News Every Day--8 guidelines given for acute otitis externa

QD: News Every Day--8 guidelines given for acute otitis externa. New guidelines are intended to help primary care providers treat acute otitis externa, according to The American Academy of
May 2019

Sore throats #thefineprint

Saying that sore throats are simple has become a trope, as thus many physicians do not seem to have a thoughtful approach to adolescent/youn...
May 2019

Click here for important new guidelines!

Under the headline "Leave that Ear Wax Alone," the Washington Post reports that the American Academy of Otolaryngology--Head and Neck Surgery Foundation has issued the following not-so-surprising advice:.
May 2019

Interpreting the new sore throat article

First, this study required the work of a large team. The main work happened in 2 places, a research microbiology laboratory and our college ...
May 2019

QD: News Every Day--Medical societies release top-five lists of overused medical tests

Eight more specialty societies will release lists in fall 2012: American Academy of Hospice and Palliative Medicine, American Academy of Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery, American College of Rheumatology, American Geriatrics
May 2019

The challenge of 'evidence based' sore throat guidelines

In 2007, Matthys and colleagues published a classic article: Matthys J, De Meyere M, van Driel ML, De Sutter A. Differences among internati...
May 2019

Sniffing out smell disorders

Smell disorders can be classified into two main categories, according to George Scangas, MD, clinical fellow in otolaryngology at Massachusetts Eye and Ear in Boston. ... Pribitkin, MD, MBA, professor of otolaryngology-head and neck surgery at Thomas
March 2019

Why does sore throat diagnosis and management cause controversy?

In 2007, Malcolm Gladwell spoke to the Society of Medical Decision Making in Pittsburgh. In his talk concerning decision making, he used sor...
May 2019

The absence of evidence is not the same as evidence against

We have a huge dilemma in this era of evidence-based medicine. We expect an evidence review to help us make clinical decisions. But sometime...
May 2019

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